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    We are proud to present to all silent film lovers our multiple award-winning documentary! In March 2015 it won the distinction "Award of Merit" at the San Francisco Film Awards. In May it won the Silver Award at the 2015 International Independent Film Awards. In September 2015 it won the Award of Recognition at the Accolade Global Film Competition. Of equal merit is the inclusion of the documentary in the Official Selection of the San Jose International Short Film Festival in October 2015. In December the documentary won the extremely prestigious Diamond Award at the 2015 California Film Awards. The amazing run of recognition for our documentary continued in 2016. In February it was included in the Official Selection of the Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival.

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Martha Mansfield in Is Money Everything 1923 00 

   Martha Mansfield

Directed by                     Glen Lyons
Produced by                   D.M. Film Corporation
Written by                      Glen Lyons
Starring                          Norman Kerry, Martha Mansfield, Miriam Cooper
Cinematography            Alvin Knechtel
Distributed by                Vital Exchanges, Inc.
Release date                    February 1, 1923
Running time                 59 minutes
Country                           United States
Language                         Silent film, English intertitles


This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.

"Is Money Everything?" is a drama, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our star Martha Mansfield.

John (Norman Kerry) is a country man who, although happily married, carries a lingering dissatisfaction with his life.  One day he finds a partner and becomes a businessman. Then a New York city woman (Martha Mansfield) visiting the countryside observes John rein a seemingly unruly gang of disgruntled workers and is instantly attracted to him.

The sweet taste of money takes him to the big city, where he becomes a successful trader and makes a fortune in the stock market. In spite of living in luxury, his wife (Miriam Cooper) becomes increasingly unhappy, believing that money has changed him for the worse.  After getting introduced into high society John meets Martha Mansfield again.  She is on assignment from her husband to extract John's trading secrets, but instead falls in love with him.

John's wife becomes desperate to save him from the depraving influence of money and to end his involvement with another woman.

Martha Mansfield plays an excellent role as the unhappily married temptress looking for love.


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   Martha Mansfield


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